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Province of Pisa, Toscana

The territory goes from the Arno basin to the Ligurian Sea, with a coastline of about 15 km where the seaside resorts of Calambrone, Tirrenia and Marina di Pisa are situated. The northern part includes the Appenine group of the Monti Pisani (highest summit Monte Serra, 917 m a.s.l.). The southern part is mostly gentle hills, a typical Tuscan landscape, with two valleys, Valdera and Alta Val di Cecina where the famous Etruscan town of Volterra is situated.

Info

  • Area: 2,444 km²
  • Population: about 411,000 inhabitants
  • Population Density: 168 per sq km
  • Zip/postal codes: 56121-56128 Pisa, 56010-56048 province
  • Phone Area Codes: 050, 0565, 0571, 0586, 0587, 0588
  • Car Plate: PI
  • Communes: 39 communes
  • Official website: http://www.provincia.pisa.it/ -- According to an administrative reform from 1 Jan 2014, the Province is scheduled for suppression and fusion with the Provinces of Massa-Carrara, Lucca and Livorno.
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History

The original nucleus of the province coincides with the historic maritime republic of Pisa, included in the Renaissance period in the Grand Duchy of Tuscany. The Municipalities of Santa Maria a Monte, Castelfranco di Sotto, San Miniato, Santa Croce sull'Arno and Montopoli - all previously belonging to the Province of Florence - were added in the 1920's, when the province of Livorno was created with territories of the province of Pisa.

The "Comuni" in the Province of Pisa

Bientina | Buti | Calci | Calcinaia | Capannoli | Casale Marittimo | Casciana Terme | Cascina | Castelfranco di Sotto | Castellina Marittima | Castelnuovo di Val di Cecina | Chianni | Crespina | Fauglia | Guardistallo | Lajatico | Lari | Lorenzana | Montecatini Val di Cecina | Montescudaio | Monteverdi Marittimo | Montopoli in Val d'Arno | Orciano Pisano | Palaia | Peccioli | Pisa | Pomarance | Ponsacco | Pontedera | Riparbella | San Giuliano Terme | San Miniato | Santa Croce sull'Arno | Santa Luce | Santa Maria a Monte | Terricciola | Vecchiano | Vicopisano | Volterra

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